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- Reviews: 22
Fun and Useful!
It does what you want it to: provides beachy waves that stay for quite a while. The waves are initially quite stiff and unnatural, but sleep on it and they're completely natural. The only negatives are operation: the device itself is quite clunky and heavy. It takes a lot of effort to hold and use in the time it takes to do your hair in multiple layers and get an actual effect. Because it also has to be held awkwardly close to the head, it's quite easy to burn oneself. But that aside, its fun and once you get the hang of it, it does exactly what you want it to!
February 27, 2013
I like this hairspray, but I'm still looking into getting a new one. It does in fact hold hairstyles well. The best part is that it doesn't have the really stiff feeling: I can easily brush out my hair without much damage to the style. It is slightly sticky and I always feel like my hair is more prone to little knots when I'm using it. By far the worst part, however, is the smell. It's not bad, per se, but it isn't a good smell and it lingers and lingers. Overall, not a bad spray, but not a great one either.
May 21, 2012
Anything Worth Having Takes Work
First off, this takes practice! Many of the other reviews I've seen complain about the product but I would have too if I'd stopped at the first or second try! The product itself is well made. It heats up in about 3-5 minutes? You wrap sections of hair around two fingers and then tuck the curl you've created into the heated shells. They can be a little hot at times but never enough to burn your fingers by mistake while you're putting your hair up. After anywhere from 4 - 10 minutes your let them loose and you've got great curls! I used to curl with a flat iron and was never bothered by it but I was astounded by how soft my hair was while still holding curl! Some complain that there aren't enough C-shells but if you replace them as you go (it comes with 5 more than fit on the unit) and then use the two or three from the beginning (you'll be able to take them out by then) you have enough. Only a very light spritz or two of hair spray and I'm good to go! I haven't gone crazy with experimenting but I am now comfortable with the standard curl and can do it in about 15 minutes. Overall, it's a little pricy, but I haven't touched my flat iron since I go it! Practice, practice, practice, and you'll find it worth your while.
January 11, 2012
A Buy-Again Product
In the world of makeup most of us are happy or satisfied with certain products but always look for something better. But I will and have purchased this product again. It's simple but does the job effectively. There's no gimmick, it doesn't smell, and builds without clumping too much.
September 13, 2011
Sad that I don't like it :(
I expected to love this and not be able to stand the mousse, but unfortunately it's the other way around. The mousse is fantastic, but I have to reluctantly admit I can't stand this. The product I used is the current one, so the picture is different, but I think it's the same. I expected to be able to use this pretty much the way I could use hairspray for hold. But while it does hold, it makes my hair stiff, sticky, and kinda gross.
May 13, 2011
I was expecting this to be sticky, stiff, and generally unhelpful despite reviews. But I love it! I put a couple golf ball sized puffs at my roots with my hair upside down and then blow dry it that way and it's fantastic! My hair feels lighter, and there's a good amount of volume at the roots without looking like I belong in the 70's. It's not expensive, it smell bad, and if anything it makes my hair smoother and more manageable! Totally recommend it!
May 13, 2011
Best Product. Period.
AMAZING! I've long searched for a good powder and this takes the cake above all else. It never looks cakey and wears light while still setting pretty well. I'm also allergic to most products with zinc, (which the overwhelming majority of powders have) and this has no components that in anyway irritate the skin. It also doesn't have any residual buildup over time. Totally worth the money while still being cheaper than department store brands.
March 12, 2011
I'm going to have to agree with everyone and say this is an awesome product. You can't beat the price, you can find it everywhere, and it does work well. I use is on both dry and wet hair when I'm blow drying and it makes my hair shiny, soft and it smells nice. The only downsides are probably that its the tiniest bit sticky and the packaging seems to be prone to malfunction. Otherwise, fantastic product that I would totally recommend to a friend.
January 23, 2011
So Not Worth It
Waste of ten bucks. It isn't completely terrible and I may or may not use it in the future. But god does it smell. It also doesn't seem to make any significant difference. Not worth it.
January 9, 2011
Not Worth the Price
First off, the selection is mediocre and the price is...terrifying. They colors they do have, however, are all quite rich and beautiful. The polish itself is strange at best. Reminiscent of a lip stain, even after being removed, the more vibrant colors tend to tint one's nails. Not a bad nailpolish, but given the price so not worth it.
January 6, 2011